British Columbia's Community of Writers
Join us Saturday, Feb 27 at 7pm for FBCW's Telling the Truth, an event with non-fiction writers, hosted by Megan Cole. Register here (bcwriters.ca/events-for-writers) and a link will be sent to you. When it's time for the event, click the link to join the live Zoom event. Looking forward to seeing you there!
Digital Doors open at 6:45pm!
andrea bennett is a National Magazine Award–winning writer and editor, and the author of the essay collection Like a Boy but Not a Boy (Arsenal Pulp Press), a CBC Books’ top pick for 2020 Canadian nonfiction.
Helen is a Dane Zaa, Cree, Metis and mixed Euro-descent woman from Prophet River First Nations living in Fort St. John, B.C. She is the author of the nationally best-selling book, In My Own Moccasins. Her second book, Becoming a Matriarch, will be released in the spring of 2023 with Doubleday Press. Helen has a Bachelor's in Social Work and has worked in the areas of wellness, healing and advocacy. In 2016, Helen was highlighted by the Nobel Women's Initiative as a global changemaker working toward ending gender-based violence.
Megan is a tattooed food enthusiast with an obsessive reading habit. Her writing has appeared in The Puritan, Invisiblog, Kootenay Mountain Culture and more. She's currently working on her first book titled Head Over Feet: The Lasting Heart Ache of First Loves. When she's not writing, reading or cooking, she's working as the director of audience development for the BC and Yukon Book Prizes and recording interviews for the podcast Writing the Coast.